ABOUT US

As a level-1 BBBEEE, SAHPRA-approved and SAPC-approved business, we’re proud of our skilled and talented staff who have made it a success. Managed by dedicated pharmacists with extensive and diverse experience, Medivision is a pharmaceutical company in highly capable hands. Our products are manufactured at facilities approved by WHO Geneva, USFDA and the EU.

MEDIVISION COMPANY STRATEGY

Aligned with Avacare Health Groups’ strategy, the Medivision Company Strategy aims to:

  • Market and promote the sale of generic pharmaceuticals
  • Dominate domestic and regional markets
  • Achieve global competitiveness
  • Develop our most valuable asset – our people
  • Add value to our manufacturer’s business
    Product responsibility
  • Develop an African footprint and strive towards leadership and dominance
  • Create long-term value for our shareholders and the public at large

What We Do

Medivision is a top pharmaceutical company that:

  • registers products within South Africa
  • imports and exports products
  • sells and markets products locally

Our mission

To ensure that Africa and the developing world has the opportunity to receive quality healthcare products at affordable prices, with the requisite knowledge, through education and training, and Private-Public-Partnerships (PPP) with Providers.

Our focus

Our focus is on oncology, cardiovascular and respiratory solutions.

Our Strength

Is a solid clinical foundation at a key decision-making level, and a local presence in the markets we serve, with a deep understanding of regulatory and tender requirements.

Our Vision

To be the leading African life-science company wholly committed to integrated health solutions through dedicated trained professionals, providing affordable quality products which improve the quality of healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Integrity

We are honest, reliable, and efficient in managing our operations, finances, and practices.

People

We build and maintain a healthy corporate culture for our people, preparing them to lead in competitive environments.

Ethics

We keep ethical business practices at the heart of our culture.

Innovation

We continuously invent and incorporate practices that improve the way we work.

Loyalty

We earn respect and confidence of our stakeholders through business excellence.

OUR GROUP

Avacare Health Group is a multinational healthcare company operating in 20 African countries, the Middle East, Asia, the US, Canada and Australia. We provide integrated, innovative and holistic health solutions for:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumables
  • Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Health Supplements
  • Women’s Health
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Mental
  • Opthalmology
  • Renal
  • Research & Development

OUR HISTORY

Founded in 1996, we envisioned a healthier Africa. Today, true to that vision, we are an established, trusted healthcare brand, delivering outstanding results, year after year to Africa and beyond.

We prioritise the education and development of our employees and people across the continent. This is the bedrock on which healthcare is built.

Executive Chairman and Founder

Medical Solutions
Dr Vikramkumar Naik

Dr Vikramkumar Naik is the founder and current Group Executive Chairman of the Avacare Health Group. Dr Naik formed the progenitor of the Avacare Health Group in 1996.

His goal to supply the continent affordable, high-quality medical goods and services has allowed for the growth of the Avacare Health Group to what it is today. With over 30 years of experience, Dr Naik brings deep expertise to the African pharma space.

Dr Naik’s leadership continues to take the Avacare Health Group to new heights.

An anaesthesiologist by profession, Dr Vikramkumar Naik started his career at the coalface, working in severely under-resourced African hospitals. His experiences there motivated his ambitious but strategic vision for a healthier continent.

It was clear that Africa required high-quality but affordable medical goods and services. Since then, he’s dedicated his life to achieving that goal.

His approachable leadership style continues to bring people together, which, in turn, fosters more leaders to pass on his unifying ethos. Thanks to Dr Naik, our visionary leaders and the commitment of our staff and partners, we turn ideas into results, translate dreams into reality and transform challenges into success.

Chief Executive Officer

Medical Solutions
André Meyer

André Meyer is the CEO of the Avacare Health Group. Appointed in July 2021, he brings with him a richness of knowledge, expertise and experience in the healthcare industry.

André’s experience in healthcare began in 1996, when he was appointed as Managing Director at Alexander Forbes Healthcare Consultants and Actuaries, where he served for six years, building this business into the largest healthcare consultancy in South Africa.

In 2002, he moved to Medscheme Holdings as CEO where he spent over a decade, where he was responsible for turning the company around and then guiding the growth strategy to become South Africa’s largest medical scheme administrator and managed care provider measured by the number of lives under administration. Following the successful turnaround André received the CRF ‘South African Leading Managers’ award in 2007.

This was followed by an appointment as Group CEO at Life Healthcare in 2013 where he was responsible for delivering the Group’s international expansion and diversification strategy.

In 2017 André founded and was the Director of Invenico Health, focussed on bringing new technologies and innovative business ideas to the healthcare sector with the aim of broadening access to healthcare delivery.

André holds various board appointments of companies in the healthcare sector.

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